28 Indian fishermen arrested by Maritime security agency

KARACHI: 28 Indian Fishermen were arrested by the maritime security agency. The fishermen were arrested for violating the sea boundaries of Pakistan and were hand over to local police. Earlier this year 43 fishermen were arrested for violating the Pakistan's territorial water.  

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28 Indian fishermen arrested by Maritime security agency

KARACHI: 28 Indian Fishermen were arrested by the maritime security agency. The fishermen were arrested for violating the sea boundaries of Pakistan and were hand over to local police. Earlier this year 43 fishermen were arrested for violating the Pakistan's territorial water.  

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Bitcoin falls almost 20 percent from recent peak to 1-week low

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bitcoin fell more than 10 percent on Wednesday to a one-week low of $15,800 at cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp BTC=BTSP, losing almost one- fifth of its value from a peak hit just three days ago. The digital currency has been sliding since it reached a record high of $19,666 on Sunday, when the exchange giant CME Group (CME.O) launched...

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Pakistan to reiterate support for Palestinians at emergency UNGA session

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan will fully support and co-sponsor resolution for the withdrawal of US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. While addressing the OIC Ambassadorial Group at the United Nations on Tuesday, Pakistan's permanent representative in the UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said: "Our support to the Palestinian cause and to the defence of al-Quds al-Sharif is and has always...

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Saudi Arabia to spend big after economy shrinks

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday its economy contracted for the first time in eight years due to painful austerity measures as it announced record spending to stimulate growth. The OPEC kingpin said gross domestic product for 2017 shrank by 0.5 percent due to a drop in crude production in line with an agreement with major oil producers aimed at...

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K-pop star reveals loneliness in suicide note

SEOUL: A top K-pop star wrote in a suicide note that he was "broken from inside" and "engulfed" by depression, it emerged Tuesday as his death sent shockwaves among fans worldwide. Kim Jong-Hyun, 27-year-old lead singer of the hugely popular K-pop boyband SHINee, was found in a hotel room in the South Korean capital Seoul in what police said was...

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2017: The list of most ‘googled’ people in Pakistan revealed

KARACHI: Google has unveiled the annual Year in Search which highlights the top searches in Pakistan in the outgoing year 2017. The top people search indicated that Pakistanis follow a variety of local and international personalities. Google’s Year in Search provides a snapshot of the trends, people, and happenings that captures the nation’s interest during the year. Here is the...

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‘Feminism’ is US dictionary ‘Word of the Year’

NEW YORK: In the year that Donald Trump's inauguration triggered nationwide women's protests and powerful men were toppled by a firestorm of sexual misconduct allegations, the leading US dictionary named "feminism" its word of 2017. Merriam-Webster bestows the "Word of the Year"honour on the word or term with the sharpest spike in look-ups over the previous year. This year the...

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PTI, PSP to meet Tahir-ul-Qadri tomorrow

Leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pak Sir Zameen party are expected to meet Dr.Tahir-ul-Qadri on Saturday, according to informed sources. According to details,  PTI will visit DR.Qadri in a form of delegation as Shah Mehmood Qureshi would lead the delegation. Whereas, Mustafa Kamal also accepted Dr.Qadri's invitation on Friday while speaking him on telephone call. The agenda of the meeting...

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Kangana takes jibe at Hrithik Roshan again

After reportedly refusing to sign the protection petition for fellow actress Deepika Padukone on her row of death threats, the outspoken Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is now expressing her point of view on the matter. At an event recently, the actress mocked at 'superstar' trying to put her behind and all those who know her past didn't take much time...

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refuses to meet US Vice President on Jerusalem’s ‘recognition’

According to the Israeli News Paper the Hareetz, Palastinian President Mahmoud Abbas has refused to meet United State's vice President Mike Pence. His refusal was because President of United State's recognized of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital on Thursday, a complete violation of United Nations resolution passed in 1948 A senior Palestinian official in Abbas’s ruling Fatah party said on Thursday...

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Saudi Arabia condemns Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel

CAIRO:  The kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday condemned the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Saudi Royal Court issued a statement saying that the kingdom followed “with deep sorrow” Trump’s decision and warned of “dangerous consequences of moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem”. The statement also urged the U.S. administration...

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Erdogan says Jerusalem ´red line´, could cut Turkey-Israel ties

ANKARA: The status of Jerusalem is a "red line" for Muslims and could even prompt Turkey to cut ties with Israel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday, as US President Donald Trump mulled whether to recognise the city as the Israeli capital. Erdogan said Turkey, which currently holds the chairmanship of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), would immediately...

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Sindh Cultural Day being celebrated Province-wide

People from all walks of life are purchasing Sindhi Topi and Ajrak from shops and stalls to celebrate the day Sindhi Cultural Day today (Sunday). There were reports regarding shortage of traditional Topi and Ajrak throughout Sindh because of abrupt high demand from the buyers. In Larkana, a large number of people including political workers, leaders, NGOs, students, laborers, villagers,...

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Teenager Killed, other injured following a minor accident at Do Darya

KARACHI: Teenager Zafir, 18 was killed by the unknown suspects at Boat basin following a minor accident at Do Darya. According to newsone , two youths were travelling in a Mercedes and were on their way to have breakfast at the beach when a minor accident occurred, Superintendent Police Clifton Dr Asad Malhi said. After the accident, suspects travelling in...

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PNS SAIF arrives in Shanghai on goodwill training mission

HANGHAI: Pakistani naval ship SAIF arrived at Wusong Naval Port here on Thursday on a goodwill visit and to participate in a joint naval exercise to further boost defence cooperation with their Chinese counterpart. The naval ship was welcomed by Pakistan’s Consul General in Shanghai, Naeem Khan, Senior Captain Wei Xiaodong of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and officials of the...

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Huge set back for MQM(P): Deputy Mayor Arshad Wohra joins PSP

KARACHI: Deputy Mayor Arshad Wohra will  join Pak Sar Zameen party, sources confirm According to Media reports Wohra will announce his joining in the press conference as he reached Pak Sar Zameen office situated in Defence. Arshad Wohra  was elected on the ticket of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (Pakistan)  as the vice mayor of Karachi, back in December 2015. There are...

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